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    What causes severe left sided abdominal pain while coughing?

Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: I have no appendix...but have some pain on my right side when coughing or turning over in bed. One side of my stomach does not feel any different than the other. Pulled muscle maybe? I have been doing quite a bit of painting the last week. Doesn't seem to bother me other than the coughing or sneezing or turning over.
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 38 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Abdominal wall muscle sprain or strain .All in depth guidelines given .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* More likely to be from sprain or strain over the abdominal wall muscle ( may be
position related issue ) .

* Suggestions at present

- Heating pad application for 5 minutes each 2 times a day .
- Avoid prolong sitting , sleeping with right turn , weight lifting .
- Local application of analgesic spray or ointment help to relieve discomfort .
- Remain ambulatory with regular walking , light exercises .
- Deep breathing exercises with YOGA will recover faster for sure .
- Tylenol in case of bothersome discomfort only .

* Ultrasound examination may be a need of future if discomfort persists or
increases .

Hope this will help you .
Welcome for further questions .
Regards dear take care .
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